The man of steel, action comics, and justice league of america introduces an unstoppable alien named doomsday who creates a path of destruction on his way to the heart of metropolis and whom superman must stop at any. The completed multiissue story arc was given the title the death and return of superman. Kenny bravermans high school days with clark kent are recounted, while conduit makes another attempt on clarks life in peer pressure part 2 awards. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics. Most comic fans know that superman actually began life in action comics. Find the value of the dc comic death of superman volume 1. The death of superman was a 1992 crossover between dc comics multiple superman titles in which superman tragically died saving metropolis from an.
The day superman died sermon by jeff strite, hebrews 2. What made the death of superman promotion so much different than all the rest of the specious comics marketing schemes cooked up during the early 1990s was that it was aimed at the general public. Dc entertainment released a press release in 20, declaring june 12 man of steel day at comic book retailers and bookstores across the u. Superman s one weakness, as any comic book novice knows, is krypton. How much is the comic superman the death of clark kent. Accidentally destroyed this comic when i was a kid it belong to my brother. He and his twin brother operate two blogs dedicated to science fiction and fantasy films, the geek twins and film sketchr. Its in perfect condition just wondering out of curiosity sources. Maurice mitchell is a sciencefiction and comic book critic, blogger, and journalist. He was killed because his character was getting boring and d. The man of steel, action comics, and justice league of america introduces an unstoppable alien named doomsday who creates a path of destruction on his way to the heart of metropolis and whom superman must stop at. Superman is a superhero created by jerry siegel and joe shuster who appears in american comic books published by dc comics. Get the best deals on death of superman when you shop the largest online selection at.
The death of superman for right or wrong is a landmark moment in comic book history. Death and return of superman part 1, justice leaguesociety, superman published may 2011 by dc. All early issues of the amazing spiderman comic are worth good money. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic books. The price of the death of superman comic book will vary depending on the condition. Zod is also from krypton, which means the only way to destroy doomsday originally zod, is with the powerful material. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of superman s appearances in his solo series, which began in 1939. In this weeks episode, time bomb, that seasonlong fight took a. The massive 11issue crossover among four different series superman, superman. What is your death of superman, the comic book worth. The death and resurrection of superman, explained polygon. Chris viveiros of boston holds his copy of the comic book in the background. The death of superman is a comic book storyline culminating in superman vol.
When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc. The death of the superman was a multipart storyline published in alternating superman titles from decemberjanuary of 19921993, and one issue of justice league america in december, 1992. How much are the original death of superman comic books worth. I just ordered him this comic book for his birthday and he was shocked and impressed. It was my brothers favorite present for his birthday. How much is the original death of superman comic worth. How much are the original death of superman comic books. Shipped on time, excellent quality, would order again. When i first heard about dcs plans to kill superman, i immediately called dc president paul levitz to beg him to cancel the idea.
The biggest event comic in the history of the medium, and this is the highly desirable memorial edition. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition comic. Since his debut, superman has been a cultural icon in the united states. The story followed events that first took place during the the death and return of superman storyline, and was followedup by the storyarc funeral for a friend a. What started out as someones answer for a company wide crossover panic turned into a selfcontained at least as far as the superman titles were concerned story of superman leading an army of heroes in a preemptive attack against the invading forces of brainiac and.
Well also make a cash offer for your superman comic books, should you wish to sell. Charles soule, writer of supermanwonder woman, indicates that the previous mentions of supermans death at the hands of doomsday in the new 52 were misleading and the. Values of death of superman, the free comic book values. The old comic book, from june 1938, features a new character named superman lifting a car on its cover.
For a person who has never been overly fond of the superman comics the novel the death and life of superman is a superb read. Unfollow death of superman comic to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Nov 14, 2017 the death of superman was a 1992 crossover between dc comics multiple superman titles in which superman tragically died saving metropolis from an inexplicable space monster called doomsday. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell. The flashs fifth season has had no shortage of twists and turns, as team flash has gone up against the metahuman killer cicada. Superman the death of superman tpb 1993 dc 1st edition. Values of death of superman, the free comic book price guide. Beginning in comic book letter columns and fanzines. You can find out values of action issues by clicking here. Which is the most expensive superman comic of all time. The death of superman was a 1992 stunt that turned out to be dcs bestselling superman comic ever. In the days before the anniversary of supermans death, ty duffy, the daily. One comic book store that usually ordered 50 superman comics per issue sold 2200 of this comic.
The death of superman by dan jurgens, jerry ordway, louise simonson, roger stern. Wonderful, fantastic and all the other words you can think of for greatest day ever. Ungraded books are worth less esp if youre trying to sell it online because the buyer needs to assume youre overestimating its value. This special day was declared just 2 days before the release summers most eagerly anticipated film at that time man of steel. Death of superman promotion of 1992 mile high comics. How much is the comic superman the death of clark kent from 1995 with a foil cover worth.
Marty pasko, writer on superman, doctor fate and roseanne. The doomsday showdown demonstrated the need to reignite interest in a superman. As the highest selling comic of all time it caused a spectacular boom in sales during the 90s. The photo below is for reference, its not the same one that sold. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with. Marvel dc silver bronze age lot avengers hulk iron man superman 60 comics. When i got the opportunity to get it again i bought it at a fair price and got it in excellent condition and very fast. Most devoted comicbook readers arent surprised by this, since the publisher. There are some really key issues though, and were going to highlight those in the top 10 list below. This page lists prices for the first 100 issues of supermans appearances in his solo series, which began in.
Dec, 20 the old comic book, from june 1938, features a new character named superman lifting a car on its cover. Death of superman comic book value price guide comics watcher. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Aug 26, 2011 i have 4 death of superman comic books my uncle gave me a long time ago. An opened version would depend on the condition of the actual comic book.
This is a highly desirable early spiderman comic book that seldom turns up clean, thanks to the lighter color cover. Superman comic saves family home from foreclosure abc news. Supermans one weakness, as any comic book novice knows, is krypton. You can see where the latest superman movies, in particular, batman vs superman, drew its inspiration from. What is the value of a 1993 superman comic funeral for a. Most people thought it was a gimmick to raise comic book sales. A good riveting story especially as the tome of the book is preinternet so has a more of natural feel.1014 555 1005 1098 47 1248 880 581 551 771 873 428 517 34 634 345 253 924 100 941 734 893 1211 169 447 1353 258 578 1459 647 828 887 870 1110 1353 826 801 142 266 669 58 1062 1275 530 1071 1144 280 18